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About the GED

Official Information on the GED

Get Prepared @ Your DPL

Online Preparation

In-Person Preparation


All new students MUST attend an in-person orientation prior to enrollment in a Dallas Public Library Guided GED Preparation Center. Please call 214-671-8291 to register for an upcoming GED orientation.
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Guided GED Preparation Centers

Guided GED Preparation Centers offers students personalized instruction plans based on GED assessment testing at orientation. Centers offer free GED study material and GED tutors to guide students toward their academic goals.

Guided GED Preparation Centers are located at:

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Get Tested @ your DPL

Thanks to a generous grant from Atmos Energy, the Dallas Public Library is now an official GED Testing Center™.
The Atmos Energy GED Testing Center is located on the 3rd floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201.

Adults who are interested in testing are encouraged to enroll in a Dallas Public Library GED preparation class in-person or online or enroll in a GED preparation course through one of our many partners. Once you are ready to test, register for an account on, find the “J. Erik Jonsson Central Library” on the list of locations and schedule yourself to take one or all of the GED subject tests. Scholarships for testing fees are available to all GED ready students attending a library GED class or a GED class from one of our community partners.

GED Test Scholarships

Thanks to a generous donation from Atmos Energy, the Dallas Public Library is offering GED Test Scholarships to students meeting the following qualifications:

  • Currently or previously enrolled in a Dallas Public Library GED preparation class OR currently or previously enrolled in a community partner’s GED preparation class.
  • GED Ready in the subject or subjects you wish to test in based on practice test results and instructor verification.
  • Plan to take the tests at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Atmos Energy GED Testing Center.
  • Submit a completed Dallas Public Library GED Test Scholarship Application and email it to
  • Upon review and approval of your Dallas Public Library GED Test Scholarship Application, students will be notified and provided a test voucher number.
  • Please call 214-671-8291 if you have questions.

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GED Preparation in the Community

Aberg Center for Literacy – Location in East Dallas - Spanish classes available
Phone: 214-826-6501

Collin County Adult Literacy Council – Locations throughout Collin County
Phone: 972-633-9603

Goodwill Industries of Dallas – Location in West Dallas
Phone: 214-638-2800

LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas) – Location in Downtown Dallas
Phone: 214-824-2000

Plano ISD (Plaza Comunitaria) – Location in Plano
Phone: 469-752-2278

Plano Family Literacy – Location in Plano
Phone: 469-752-2252

Richardson Public Library (Plaza Comunitaria) – Location in Richardson
Phone: 972-744-4368

Wilkinson Center – Location in Pleasant Grove area

For additional listings near you, visit the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning’s Provider Directory

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